CIF Elects 2 New Trustees To Continue Initiatives

first_imgMichael Quinn (left), Jeff Wildman (right).The Collision Industry Foundation (CIF) recently elected Michael Quinn and Jeff Wildman to the board of trustees to carry on the foundation’s initiatives throughout the coming years.AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisementMichael Quinn is the director of business development, Western Region for Certified Collision Group (CCG). As a 35-year industry veteran, Quinn has held various positions, and has served the industry in many volunteer roles, including the National Auto Body Council for a total of 11 years (board member and co-founder of the Recycled Rides program), chair of the Collision Industry Relief effort following the Hurricane Katrina tragedy and was inducted into the Collision Repair industry’s “Hall of Eagles.” Quinn served as the Collision Industry Conference (CIC) chairman from 2011-’12. A technician at heart and co-founder of 911 Collision Centers, Quinn is currently active in CIC as the committee mentor for CIC’s Emerging Technologies.Jeff Wildman is the manager – OEM and Industry Relations with BASF. During his 25 year career with BASF, Wildman has held positions such as regional business manager, business development manager, ART marketing manager, operations manager, marketing e-commerce manager, distribution programs manager and sales representative. Wildman currently is active in NABC’s Membership and Distracted Driving & Marketing committees as well as in CIC’s Marketing committee.Trustee Petra Schroeder – CIF secretary – said, “The CIF board of trustees is very excited and honored to have Jeff and Michael join our team. Their industry experience and credibility will make them key contributors to delivering CIF’s mission of helping Collision Industry professionals in need.”last_img read more

Ando, Suguri set for NHK Cup

first_img GET THE BEST OF THE JAPAN TIMES Figure skaters Miki Ando, Fumie Suguri and Yukina Ota will appear at the NHK Cup International meet in December, the Japan Skating Federation said Thursday. Ando, Suguri and Ota will appear at the Dec. 1-4 meet at the Namihaya Dome in Osaka in the women’s competition, which will feature 2005 world championship bronze medalist Carolina Kostner of Italy among others in one of the key Grand Prix series meet building up to the 2006 Turin Winter Olympics. IN FIVE EASY PIECES WITH TAKE 5center_img In the men’s event, Takeshi Honda, Daisuke Takehashi and Nobunari Oda will compete for Japan against world bronze medalist Evan Lysacek of the United States. last_img

Video | UK’s Devin Booker: ‘I practiced against NBA players everyday’

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Syriza seeks Greek online gambling reform

first_img Submit Share Greek leisure approval sees OPAP return to full capacity June 8, 2020 Greek retail closures rock OPAP Q1 performance June 11, 2020 OPAP delivers on Athens children’s hospital CSR projects July 6, 2020 Share StumbleUpon Related Articles The Greek Syriza government are reported to want to introduce a new licensing regime for online gambling operators, in a bid to restructure the country’s failed industry framework.Last week Greek Deputy Finance Minister Tryfon Alexiadis informed the Hellenic Parliament that Syriza would proceed with reforming Greece’s licensing regime aiming to offer new licenses to international gambling operators seeking to enter the market.Alexiadis had detailed that the current regime had been a complete failure, which had contributed a paltry €60,000 in the last three year to state coffers.Looking to completely reform its licensing regime and form satisfactory market conditions, Syriza stated that its intentions were to “forge a conclusive regulatory landscape for online gaming”.Syriza estimates that a new effective online gambling framework could generate up to €500 million in much needed tax revenues for Greece.In 2015, the restructuring of Greece’s gambling framework had been noted as one of seven planned reforms by Syriza during the National Election campaign.At the time, Former Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis had detailed that new issued licenses would be valued at approximately €3 million.Tax rates would remain the same for online gambling operators, however those licensed would have to serve the Greek betting consumers with approved payment systems controlled by the Greek Central Bank.last_img read more